Monthly Archives: August 2013

Shockfossils: Making artwork with a 5 million volt electron accelerator

Beautiful use of technology Advertisements

Games for education

Video Games Are the Perfect Way To Teach Math Really good article about using games to learn math. I’m a firm believer that games should be integrated into education to create a more engaging environment. I grew up playing educational games and loved them.

Final Thoughts for Computers in Architecture Class

Overall, I enjoyed the class. I learned a lot of new programs, some of which I feel will be useful in the future. I will probably keep using SketchUP for some of my projects. I didn’t get any direct experience with AutoCAD or Revit, but I did watch enough in tutorials to know that they […]

Grasshopper Plug-In for Visually Scripting in Rhino (initial experience)

First off, I have never used a visual scripting program before. Most of the scripting I have done has been directly writing out the code. I have to say, I really like the idea of visual scripting. I have seen it used before in other programs that I use, but have never gotten around to […]

Rhino Experience

First off, I really like the idea of Rhino for product design, that being said, I don’t like working with NURBS. From the very first time I was introduced to them (about 3 years ago), I just have not fully gotten the hang of them. While trying to complete workshop 3 for class, I really […]

Programming reference

http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/04/learnxinyminutes-is-the-occasional-coders-best-friend/ Definitely going to look into this. I’ve been looking into learning some new languages lately and this couldn’t have appeared at a better time. It is true that once you understand one language, learning another is a lot faster, which is why I didn’t want to watch all the basic tutorials that introduce the […]

3D printing technology

http://blog.ted.com/2013/07/29/a-3d-printed-future-10-surprising-things-we-could-see-printed-soon/ This is a very interesting list for the current and future use of 3d printing.